Wednesday, August 9, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM and

Thursday, August 10, 2017
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Always Something Farm 
122 Glidden Road
Croydon, NH 03773

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Victoria Davis 
Upper Valley Lake Sunapee Regional Planning Commission 

Composting Training: Successful Municipal and Institutional Design 

A hands-on composting training for municipalities and institutions. Expert trainers from the Maine Composting School, NERC, and Agri-Cycle will share information about the basics of composting biology and management, on-site and off-site systems, food scraps collection, transport, methods, and NH State regulations as well as hands-on activities at a composting site.  RAIN OR SHINE!


For the tentative agenda click here and also see Agenda in Brief below.

For trainer/speaker biographies, click here.

For training event flyer, click here.  Discusses continuing education credits.

Agenda in Brief
DAY 1: Wednesday, August 9, 2017  8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Opportunities & Challenges for Municipal and Institutional Composting
Compost Biology
Collection Strategies
Feeding the Compost (Hands-On)
Composting Methods and What's Right for You
Compost Recipe Exercise (Hands-On)
NH Compost Regulations
Anaerobic Digestion

DAY 2:  Thursday, August 10, 2017   8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Pile Construction (Hands-On)
Volume and Space Calculation (Hands-On)
Managing the Process & Troubleshooting
Maturity & Stability
Utilization of Compost
Compost Site Evaluation: being a good neighbor, site layout (Hands-On)